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UCLA survives 54-hole NCAA cut after terrible start
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BRADENTON, Fla. – UCLA survived the 54-hole cut Monday morning, and coach Carrie Forsyth couldn’t stop the tears from flowing. She didn’t want to, either. “I’ve never been happier to come in 15th,” she said. It’s been a trying spring for this Bruins team, and it came to a head this week at the NCAA […]

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Kirk, Poulter, Jimenez move up OWGR; Donald drops
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With a race to the finish at a rain-soaked Colonial Country Club, all those in contention made moves up the Official World Golf Ranking, except for Jordan Spieth (T-2), who’s got a firm grasp on No. 2. Thanks to a clutch par putt on the 72nd hole, Chris Kirk not only won his fourth PGA […]

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Sports Briefing | Golf: Chris Kirk Wins at Colonial
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Kirk made a par-saving 7-foot putt after an errant tee shot on the 18th hole at the Crowne Plaza Invitational at Colonial and winning by a stroke.

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Race to the Eight looms at women's NCAAs
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BRADENTON, Fla. – It took a few extra hours, but the NCAA Women’s Championship is finally back on schedule. The top 15 teams after 54 holes advanced to the final round of stroke-play qualifying. The field will be trimmed again after Monday’s round as the top eight move on to the match-play portion of the […]

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Alabama's Talley relishes challenge of major-like NCAAs
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BRADENTON, Fla. – It wasn’t just the power of positive thinking. Alabama junior Emma Talley stood on the first tee here at Concession Golf Club, looked around at all of the potential trouble, gushed, “I love this place!” – and actually meant it.  Unusual, you see, because many players have been embarrassed by a course […]

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Hogan award winner Kirk wins 'favorite' event
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It’s only fitting that a former Hogan Award winner would win on Ben Hogan’s home course. Chris Kirk shot a final-round 66 Sunday to pick up his fourth PGA Tour victory and slip one of Colonial Country Club’s tartan jackets.  Kirk, the former Georgia Bulldog, took home the Hogan Award, presented annually to the nation’s […]

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Tour allows preferred lies through green at Crowne
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Updated 7:45 p.m. The PGA Tour took the unusual step of implementing lift, clean and place through the green Sunday at Colonial Country Club. Players were allowed to take their ball in hand not just in the fairway but also in the rough. Colonial Country Club took on more than five inches of water in […]

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After Further Review: Kirk's Ryder Cup future
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Each week, GolfChannel.com takes a look back at the week in golf. In this edition of After Further Review, our writers weigh in on Chris Kirk’s Ryder Cup future, Colin Montgomerie winning another senior major, and a Memorial Day weekend tradition, the Patriot Cup. With his victory Sunday at the Crowne Plaza Invitational, Chris Kirk keeps […]

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An (65) runs away with BMW PGA Championship
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Byeong-Hun An fired a 7-under 65 Sunday to win the BMW PGA Championship by six shots over Miguel Angel Jimenez and Thongchai Jaidee. Here’s how the European Tour’s flagship event wrapped up at Wentworth in Surrey, England: Leaderboard: An (-21), Jimenez (-15), Jaidee (-15), Chris Wood (-13), Francesco Molinari (-12) What it means: The 23-year-old […]

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Kirk shoots 66 to win Crowne Plaza at Colonial
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On a soggy but eventually sunny day at Colonial, Chris Kirk took advantage of lift, clean and place rules, turned in a final-round 66, and won the Crowne Plaza Invitational by one. Leaderboard: Kirk (-12), Jordan Spieth (-11), Brandt Snedeker (-11), Jason Bohn (-11) What it means: This is Kirk’s fourth PGA Tour victory and his […]

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NCAA women's Championship: The course is winning
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BRADENTON, Fla. – The numbers are jarring. The 54-hole cut at this women’s NCAA Championship will fall somewhere around 65 over par. No player is in red numbers. The scoring average for the 24-team field is 78.47. There has been one round in the 60s – and seven in the 90s. No wonder this place […]

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